What goes on inside is just too fast and huge and all interconnected for words to do more than barely sketch the outlines of at most one tiny little part of it at any given instant. David Foster Wallace, Oblivion
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You demonstrate love by giving it unconditionally to yourself. And, as you do, you attract others into your life who are able to love you without conditions. Paul Ferrini
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Let the beauty we love be what we do. There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground. Rumi

(Source: emotional-algebra)

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feels like some kind of ride but it’s turning out just to be life going absolutely perfectly Brian Andreas
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View all problems as challenges. Look upon negativities that arise as opportunities to learn and to grow. Don’t run from them, condemn yourself, or bury your burden in saintly silence. You have a problem? Great. More grist for the mill. Rejoice, dive in, and investigate. Bhante Henepola Gunaratana
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The earth laughs in flowers. Ralph Waldo Emerson
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The only people who see the whole picture,” he murmured, “are the ones who step out of the frame. Salman Rushdie
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The only reason we don’t open our hearts and minds to other people is that they trigger confusion in us that we don’t feel brave enough or sane enough to deal with. To the degree that we look clearly and compassionately at ourselves, we feel confident and fearless about looking into someone else’s eyes. Pema Chödrön (via emotional-algebra)
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Do not wait; the time will never be “just right.” Start where you stand, and work with whatever tools you may have at your command, and better tools will be found as you go along. Napoleon Hill
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We sometimes choose the most locked up, dark versions of the story, but what a good friend does is turn on the lights, open the window, and remind us that there are a whole lot of ways to tell the same story. Shauna Niequist, Bittersweet: Thoughts on Change, Grace, and Learning the Hard Way
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